Why You Should Attend Jidai Matsuri- One of Kyoto’s 3 Great Festivals!

The Jidai Matsuri is one of Kyoto's renowned three great festivals takes place on October 22 annually (please note that the festival will be postponed to the 23rd in the event it rains on the 22nd). The lively festival is celebrated by locals of all ages, adorning authentic traditional costumes representing various periods, historical figures... Continue Reading →

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5 Free Green Spaces in Kyoto

Kyoto is, in my opinion, one of the best large cities for nature lovers. There's lots of natural beauty tucked away in the many shrines within Kyoto, as well as large green spaces for all at very accessible areas. For those looking for budget friendly options, here is a list of free parks and forests... Continue Reading →

5 Must Eat Foods in Japan

When it comes to Japanese food, the first thing that pops up in everyone's minds is Sushi. But going beyond sushi, here are some food items not miss during your trip, and chain restaurants that serve them so that you can try them no matter where in Japan you'll be travelling to. However, do remember... Continue Reading →

My top 5 favourite Temples/Shrines in Kyoto

It's no secret that Kyoto is the centre of Japanese culture. The city was once the capital of Japan, and it's architecture clearly reflects this. With literally hundreds of Shrines and temples at every other street, it can get difficult to pick and choose which ones to go to (besides the obvious Kinkaku-ji and Kiyomizu... Continue Reading →

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